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Game #2915

Aston Villa

7-3-11, 17 PTS

Won

18th (+1)

Saturday, 17 December 1966

Last 5: 🟨 🟥 🟩 🟥 🟩

Division One

Newcastle United

St James' Park

4-6-11, 14 PTS

Attendance: 25,406

Newcastle United

0-3

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Tony Scott | 17' | Bobby Park | 51' | Keith Bradley | 57' |

MATCH SUMMARY

A week after being hammered by Stoke, Villa travel to St James’ Park and beat fellow strugglers Newcastle to move level on points with Fulham and four points clear of the relegation places. Villa though have played one more game than the club directly below them, Sunderland, who Villa now face in back to back games.

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 17 December 1966

⚽ | 17’ Goal, 1-0, Keith Bradley, Assist by Tony Scott
🕒 | HT Newcastle United 0-1 Aston Villa
⚽ | 51’ Goal, 2-0, Tony Scott, Assist by Bobby Park
⚽ | 56’ Goal, 3-0, Lew Chatterley, Assist by Keith Bradley
🕒 | FT Newcastle United 0-3 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Dick Taylor's wildly inconsistent Villa win for the second time in three to make it seven wins, three draws and eleven defeats in twenty one League games so far this season.

Aston Villa

League Champions: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆🏆
League Cup Winners: 🏆
Last Trophy: 1960-61

Newcastle United

League Champions: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆
League Cup Winners: ❌
Last Trophy: 1954-55

FIXTURE HISTORY

Newcastle United

Previous 5 vs. Newcastle: 🟩 🟥 🟥 🟩 🟨

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FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1966-67 |
Matchday | #22 |
League Match | #21 |
Manager Game | #123 |
Saturday, 17 December 1966

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Dick Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Wolverhampton, 1964-1967
Referee: R. Harper | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Sheffield, 1962-1966
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟩 1-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 3-0
Last 5: 🟨 🟥 🟩 🟥 🟩

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Dick Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 123 | 🟩 | 47 🟨 18 🟥 58 | 1.29

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: R. Harper | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Sheffield, 1962-1966
Matches Officiated: 3
🟩 : 2
🟨 : 0
🟥 : 1
🆘 : 0
Previous 5: 🟩 🟥
Last Match: 🟥 11 Apr 1964, Villa 3-4 Ipswich, Portman Road
Cards: None

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

None

Newcastle United

None

TEAM NEWS

Mick Wright, Dave Pountney and Tony Scott replace Alan Deakin, Mike Tindall and Dave Roberts.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 24.76 |

Oldest Player |
F Peter Broadbent | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 33.61 |

Youngest Player |
RB Mick Wright | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 20.24 |

MANAGER

Dick Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK Colin Withers | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Mick Wright | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Keith Bradley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ | 🔥 |
CB John Sleeuwenhoek | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Charlie Aitken | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Lew Chatterley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |
M Bobby Park | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 🔥 |
M Dave Pountney | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Johnny MacLeod | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
W Tony Scott | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔥 | ⚽ |
F Peter Broadbent | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

MANAGER

Joe Harvey | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Newcastle United

GK Iam McFaul | 🇬🇧 |
RB David Craig | 🇬🇧 |
CB Bobby Moncur | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
LB Frank Clark | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RH Ollie Burton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |
LH Jim Iley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Alan Suddick | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Geoff Allen | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Albert Bennett | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Pop Robson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Wyn Davies | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Made

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Made

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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CF Barry Stobart | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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RB John Craggs | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 11/11

Squad:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 12/12

SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 11/11

Squad:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 12/12

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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Injury | 2 |
F John Woodward | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Willie Hamilton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

UNAVAILABLE

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Not Recorded

Player Positions:

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GK : Goalkeeper
CB, D, B : Centre Back, Defender, Back
FB, LB, RB, WH : Full Back, Left Back, Right Back, Wing Back, Wing Half


M, CH, LH, RH : Midfielder, Centre Half, Left Half, Right Half
W, OL, OR : Winger, Outside Left, Outside Right
F, IF, IL, IR : Forward, Inside Forward, Inside Left, Inside Right, Second Striker, False 9
CF : Centre Forward

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Match Symbols:

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⚽ | Goal
🔥 | Assist
🔁 | Substitution

🟨 | Booking

🟥 | Sending off

🆘 | Poor refereeing performance
🟢 : Debut 🔴 : Final Game

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

MATCH REPORT